Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)



Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) graduates are prepared as advance practice nurses to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat and coordinate care of individuals from adolescence to senescence with common acute and chronic conditions within the context of family and community in primary care settings. The focus of the specialty is on the delivery of primary care to the individual including health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management activities to support healthy lives. The core competencies emphasize teaching/coaching, consultation and evidence based practice. Graduates of this concentration are prepared for eligibility to apply for the AGNP Primary Care certification examination prepared by an approved national organization as accepted by the Board of Registration in Nursing and apply to practice in the expanded role in Connecticut or other states based on regulatory guidelines.


Neonatal Nurse Practitioner is accepting applications for Spring 2018, deadline to apply is November 15, 2017. Applications for Fall 2018 for Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP), Adult-Gero Acute Care (AGACNP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) open on September 15, 2017. Application deadline is January 15, 2018 for Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP), Adult-Gero Acute Care (AGACNP), and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). The application deadline for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner is July 15, 2018.

Online Application

The School of Nursing is located at:

University of Connecticut School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Rd
Storrs, CT 06269-2026

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For more information, please contact:

Ivy M. Alexander, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FAAN
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
Track Coordinator

P: (860) 486-0600

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